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and we are still waiting on an official number from florida. it is obvious the state has not fixed its voting problems. as i'm sure you remember, it was florida 12 years ago causing the legal disaster between vice president al gore and president george bush. the difference this time, no one cares as much. president obama's victory was well secured without florida's 29 electoral votes. but for florida natives this is frustrating and all too familiar. the state's whole voting system is plagued by bad management and dysfunction. it is usually elected officials running the voting process rather than nonpartisan professionals to. make this system more efficient what florida needs now is better access to polling places and more absentee and early voting. >>> it's also affecting the congressional race. g.o.p. representative allen west is now demanding a recount. the election there is still too close to call. west is down just 3,000 votes against his democratic opponent patrick murphy. west is blaming a county supervisor for r
here when you hear a storm is in the gulf, it may hit florida, texas, new orleans, you have a deeper appreciation for what that could potentially mean. it sensitizes everybody to what these kind of storms can do. so, congratulations to the folks, sending up the truck, and we are all in this together. that's the message. >> no longer sympathy. it is empathy. >>> well, when we come back, a serious health scare for brooke burke shah vai. >> and "the skinny." we'll be right back af ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ skinny so skinny >>> welcome back, everybody. start "the skinny" today with >>> welcome back, everybody. start "the skinny" today with news about brooke burke. you may know her as co-host of our big hit "dancing with the stars." apparently she is battling thyroid cancer and announced through a personal youtube video, battling the disease, she is okay, never felt better. said a few months to get her head around this thing and set up surgery for the next few weeks. take a listen to the video. >> i need to have thyroid surgery and have a thyroidectomy, which means i'm going have a nice bi
now getting back to normal. so no more rationing in the garden state. >>> in florida, a good samaritan who lost his leg helping a total stranger is talking about his life-changing ordeal for the first time. >> angel soto, a father of four, stopped his car last month to come to the aid of a crash victim in del ray beach, and that's when another car slammed right into him, crushing his right leg. >> i could not feel my legs, both legs. the pain was excruciating. and i was hopping on one leg. >> soto said he would do it all other again because saving someone's life was well worth it. >> oh, man. everyday hero, that's for sure. >>> here's your tuesday forecast, everybody. a wet day from northern california to seattle. up to a half foot of snow in the cascades and northern rockies. rain in south texas. and morning frost along the gulf coast. rain from florida to new england. >> mostly 50s in the northeast. just 30s and 40s in the midwest. 75, phoenix. 63, sacramento. >>> and on ""monday night football,"" it was the chiefs visiting the steelers. it was a tough good morning to watch. we pick
. >> take a look at this amateur video out of a cops arresting a woman at a florida wal-mart. police say the woman tried to bypass long checkout lines. cops say when she was confronted she refused to get back in line and started throwing her merchandise. >> this cell phone video shows the chaos at a wal-mart in georgia. complete bedlam as people shoved and pushed trying to get some on sale items. listen. oh,. >> imagine going in there and just buying socks? what's going on today. some women. you should have seen them in victoria's secret just going in to buy bras. listen. >> this is tulsa. i used to live in tulsa. >> oh my god. >> there was a human stampede victoria's secret in tulsa. captures hundreds of people rushing in as soon as the gates were open. luckily reports say that no one was injured. hard to believe. >> what was the deal there. >> deep discounts on bras. didn't you know? we did see 50 percent off sign yesterday at the store. >> with all that craziness, venturing to the stores on black friday can be survival of the fittest. the challenge can be especially tough if you are a
cup championship. the first for the 28-year-old and the first for pen ski racing. >> from florida, lpga tournament of the year. choi, couldn't see the green but gets close to the hole. would birdie and tap in already par putt, 14-under on the tournament, wins by two strokes. >> ama: today was a big day for the most famous mouth in the [ male announcer ] introducing... a new way to save on your prescriptions. it's the aarp medicarerx saver plus plan from unitedhealthcare. with this plan, you can get copays as low as a dollar through a preferred network pharmacy like walgreens -- where you'll find 8,000 convenient locations. best of all, this plan has the lowest part d premium in the united states -- only $15 a month. open enrollment ends december 7th. so call today or visit your local walgreens. >> ama: coming up in a half hour at 6:00, one of the earliest starts ever and it's happening right here in the bay area. why so many people are in line for black friday deals. >> the first big gadget of the holiday season hit stores and is already sold out. >>> we want to say happy birthday
bobby, who worked with democrats to put together a state wide scholarship bill. in florida, they had the scholarship program, for kids to get scholarships to go to private schools, when that was passed 10 years ago, we had one member of the black caucus vote for it. when it came up for renewal, we have the majority of black and hispanic caucus vote for it. each of them said we are doing this because it is helping our children. as we move forward, that has got to beat the order of the day for our country. thank you all very much. i appreciate your generosity. i want to take some questions before we have to wrap up. thank you. [applause] >> thank you very much. i appreciate what you are doing. in california, we have not adopted as much, doctors and twice as you have seen in washington d.c. when we introduce choice, the public schools, the bar will rise because they have to keep up with the charter schools. is that a belief you experienced in washington d.c.? what happened to the public schools and how they performed when that 42% to place? >> it makes a difference. i do not think you c
wednesday full-time on the trail in florida trying to balance campaigning and showing sensitivity for the storm victims. >> keep folks in your thoughts and prayers. it's a big part of what america is. when there are challenges, we come together and help one another and that help is needed now. >> reporter: and while romney didn't shy away from criticizing the president's record, he did not mention mr. obama by name. >> we should not continue on the same path, but it's time to take a new path, bold aggressive change. >> reporter: meanwhile, paul ryan and his wife jana spent halloween in their hometown in wisconsin taking their kids trick-or-treating. a maris poll shows a tightening in key states, the president still holds leads in three of them. in iowa, president obama maintains a six-point lead over mitt romney, down from eight two weeks ago. in wisconsin, romney has cut the president's lead in half, he now trails by three points. and in new hampshire, it's basically a dead heat. the president at 49%, romney with 47%. the granite state will be mitt romney's final stop before elec
, florida, a special honor for a special kid. >> that kid is suffering from cerebral palsy and confiened toa wheelchair. >> one of the friend. a cheerleader, rallied their senior class which crowned him homecoming king. but maybe the greater moment was when he surprised everyone by getting out of his chair, with a little help and walked publicly for the first time ever. >> fantastic. >> awesome moment. well done, st. lucie. well done. >> next our tribute to the nation's veterans. an interview i did earlier this morning with one of our wounded warriors. >> then halle berry, who is telling her no when it comes to her plans for her daughter. that's in the "the skinny." that's coming up. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by fabreze plugables. a big, open space.e like i'm hanging the sheets on the line. and it smells really fresh, man. let's take your blindfold off. oh! [ both laugh ] super-weird! oh, is it febreze? yeah. ohh, how about that? febreze has anti-clogging technology that keeps it smelling fresh, even after 30 days. febreze. breat
. >>> a south florida boater is counting his blessings -- that's for sure -- after an accident at sae. rescuers say he was hanging on to the lid from his cooler to stay afloat for seven long hours. see, that's why i always advocate taking a cooler no matter where you go. >> filled with what? >> sunny delight, purple drink. >> grapefruit juice. >> exactly. >> maybe not. >>> also later this half hour, a look inside the unforgettable raid on osama bin laden's compound through the eyes of an american woman who is a hero. >> you've all heard about the navy s.e.a.l. team 6 now. another unsung hero getting her just due, very cool. >> seeing the me previews for the movie when i want to see argo, ooh, ooh, want to see that. >> looks good. >>> but first, the fed slams the brakes on the largest organic peanut butter processor in the country as the company was about to reopen today. >> that's right. the fda crackdown prevents sunland from producing or distributing any food after dozens of people fell ill. abc's brandi hitt has the story. >> reporter: fda inspectors shut down the sunland company's processin
in u.s. history and we hope this man is holding the winning ticket. >>> fighting back. the florida socialite caught up in the scandal that took down david petraeus now defending herself. why she says she's been unfairly portrayed and may sue the u.s. government. >>> a young star of "two and a half men" stays he's sorry about hez comments but he's not taking anything back, wednesday, november 28th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> and i'm savannah guthrie. we should explain something. howie, who we just showed you, is allegedly the lighting designer here at the "today" show but more importantly he's the keeper of the office pool. >> and has been, he says for five years. i've been giving this guy money for ten years. not sure where it's going help. takes it very seriously. gets very disappointed if we don't win. calls us from his home in monte carlo to tell us the news. here's what it's going to look like, if we win
, from florida to california. >> this year seeing people line up, i am astonished, never seen that in my years in retail. >> reporter: history making in part, because some major retailers like walmart, toys r us, target and sears kickoff their doorbuster deals before thanksgiving leftovers get a chance to cool down. >> retailers are opening doors earlier, they want to get that customer in, take away market share from retailers like amazon. >> reporter: online retailers are planning their own black friday deals, hoping americans prefer to point and click to a bargain. some companies do a little of both. >> they're hoping if you walk into the store to pick up another item you bought online, you go in and pick up a couple more items. >> reporter: in all, 147 million americans will take advantage of black friday weekend sales. 4% more than last year. while some say the focus on christmas shopping takes away from thanksgiving's true meaning, these hardcore shoppers say there's no better way to celebrate. >> we do it as a family, it is kind of like oh, we're not going to spend thanksgiving awa
bogey. >> reporter: kaegs in case in point, charlie belgian. in florida he staggered through 18 holes on live tv, appearing to be in the middle of a major emergency. >> i felt like i was having a heart attack. first tee to the 18th. felt like i was going to pass out. i didn't have a choice. >> reporter: the stakes were huge. his future on the pga tour, his livelihood on the line. >> i told my caddie we are not leaving here unless i am getting carted off middle of the fair way. >> reporter: no sooner did he finish than the ambulance whisked him away. doctors determined his heart was healthy. turns out he was having a panic attack. the sudden onset of extreme anxiety causing the body to pump out adrenaline as the fight or flight response kicks in. the heart racing uncontrollably, sweating, shortness of breath. 6 million americans suffer from panic disorders. >> symptoms that are similar to having a heart attack. and people fear that they are dying. >> reporter: under the circumstances, it's remarkable that he finished the round. in fact, only later from his hospital bed did he discover
their quarterback turned their season around against florida, when aaron murray picked himself up off the deck, a horrible game, got it together in the second half and they have been pretty much unstoppable ever since. but georgia has only played two ranked teams, one south carolina beat georgia. alabama, they are alabama. they find a way to answer. now, they did lose to texas a&m but found themselves back in the s.e.c. championship and facing georgia. battle of quarterbacks. i mentioned murray. the other quarterback to pay attention to is aj mccarron of alabama. he's a caretaker, not a spectacular player, but doesn't make a lot of mistakes and had a huge signature drive on the road against lsu to beat the tigers. so those two quarterbacks don't make a lot of mystics and whoever runs the ball more effectively. did i cover it? >> yeah, you covered that. let's talk about something i really know, pro football. eagles-panthers, philadelphia. >> how about that monday-nighter? >> i know. i just continue to worry about andy reid because he looks so pathetic. >> yeah, it's been a very rough year for t
of this at nascar's final race in homestead-miami speedway in south florida next sunday? >> just have to see. >> reporter: for "good morning america," rob nelson, abc news, new york. >> wow, jest gordon not backing down. here's his tweet. he said, i've reached my limit, tired of getting run into by clint bowyer. sorry to the other guys involved. >> ouch. >> that's racing. there's a saying -- if you're not rubbing, you're not racing. if you're not wrestling, you might not be racing either. you never want to see it taken out on the track like that either. you don't want to see anybody put in harm's way. >> jeff gordon a friend of the show, when he's here, what a phenomenally nice guy. so you know in order to get under his skin, there's something going on. >> something must have happened. >> you've got some stunning pictures out of venice. >> this time of year, it's getting regular this flooding in venice. still when you see hip-high water in venice square, you realize something's going on. yes, venice is shrinking. and the scripps says about two millimeters a year. there were incredible rains
grabbed headlines this week. florida senator marco rubio, a practicing catholic, tried to walk the line between science and faith-based creationism when asked how old the planet is. here's what he told "gq" magazine. i'm not a scientist, i don't think i'm qualified to answer a question like that. at the end of the today, i think there are multiple theories out there on how the universe was created and i think this is a country where people should have the opportunity to teach them all. i think parents should be able to teach their kids what their faith says, what science says, whether the earth was created in seven days or seven actual eras, i'm not sure we'll ever be able to answer that. it's one of the great mysteries. famed television scientist bill nye joins me now from los angeles. good morning. so you, like other scientists, say that we know how old the earth is and that the topic is not even up for debate. but every so often a politician makes headlines either denying science or casting some doubt here. so tell us, as far as you know, how old is the earth and how do you know it?
the course of american history. anncr: five hundred and thirty seven.ve newscaster: florida is too close to call... anncr: the difference between what was... and what could have been. so this year, if you're thinking that your vote doesn't count. that it won't matter. well, back then, there were probably at least 537 people... who felt the same way. make y your voice heard. vote. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> this song's dedicated to new york and new jersey, all our friends on the east coast. >> jason aldean at the cma awards last night. one of the many emotional tributes, saluting survivors of sandy. we'll have all of the highlights from the hottest night in country last night. and you know they had a terrific shoutout to robin last night, as well. >> it was so nice. so many stars of the music world pulling together for the storm victims. bruce springsteen with a heart wrenching dedication of "city of ruins." >>> and a different story this morning. a shocking crime. a father shot to death by his 10-year-old son. he's a neo-nazi. one of the questio
mix of fog and brush fire smoke caused a 50-car pile-up on i-4 in florida, killing four. in california, in 2007, dense fog caused this 100-car pile-up near fresno that killed two. and this is the time of year when fog can move in quickly. >> you get the longer, cooler nights and that basically allowed the temperature to cool all the way down to where that moisture can condense and produce some pretty thick fog. >> reporter: fog is notorious for distorting a driver's perception of speed and distance. experts advise to slow way down. don't forget to use your fog lights, not your high beams. and try to pull way over until the fog clears. overall, traffic fatalities continue to decline year round. over thanksgiving, 610 deaths in 2005 to a projected 451 this year, a 26% drop. thanksgiving is the single busiest travel period of the year for families, with 39 million of us driving over these four days, and sunday will be the single busiest day when so many people start heading back home. tom costello, nbc news, washington. >> once again, here's erica. >>> restaurant chain cracker barrel has
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